About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Huizhou | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As information, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This manual system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its spooky but exciting
Timang Beach is located at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta is very wide in coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the great attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Huizhou – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks that are very steep around it. It takes full adrenaline to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of huge waves. The fares are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/person for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a selfies there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man who pulling and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients which is very young, dare to challenge their courage. The two lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Do you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Huizhou – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists whose afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and upload here. I think, the other article writers are not necessarily brave doing this. If they just writing an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. In addition, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will make this bridge rocked. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this thrilling adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with a double adrenaline.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Huizhou – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people forget that the beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the east side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may use private transportation tools either bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the beach is still very difficult to reach. After the last village, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this circumstance to generate a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Tours. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car is not able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and hard to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Area : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not for under 5 years.
- Currency Converter : I.D.R 10.000 same as U.S.D 0.69 / S.G.D 0.96 / M.Y.R 2.91 / K.R.W 824.01 / T.H.B 22.12 / V.N.D 16221.13 / C.N.Y 4.79. Data from May 2019.
Explore Timang Beach Adventure from Huizhou and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to take you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Cross the Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com